20B "No, no!'* she exclaimed, and a tone of desperation came into her voice. "Yes," he said. " No. No. Not now." He paid no attention to her, "No, Later, maybe later-----" She tried to thrust him back, and mixed with the tone of desperation there was a hint of wheedling, guileful but hopeless. After he had forced her past the table to the divan, she struggled with him with a strength which he had never sus- pected. Then, suddenly, she was as passive as a dead body, although her hands remained crushed against his chest as in resistance and revulsion.